Islamabad: A serious confrontation has erupted among the elected body about the utilization of funds of the Supreme Court Bar Association and Finance Secretary Fayaz Rana has issued a legal notice to SC Bar President Yaseen Azaad.
The notice accused the illegal usage of funds and demands for the details regarding Lawyer’s visit to India, construction of Hostel and the management of Trust. It also threatened for legal action in case of not providing the mentioned details.
The sources told that the Finance Secretary has alleged SCBA of illegal use of about 500 million rupees in various matters from bar’s fund and he has asked for the account details from Bar’s President. “If I do not receive answer within 10 days, case would be registered against him,” he said.
However, SC Bar President Yaseen Azaad has denied all the accusations marked against him saying that the lawyers visited India on their own whereas the head of the Trust is Ali Ahmed Kurd and 7500 rupees are being given to each lawyer every month.
He further told that the construction of hostel is being going under Construction Committee whose head is Justice Nasir ul Malik.